Course description

This course provides an overview of nervous system anatomy and physiology, neurological assessment and diagnostics, and the medical and nursing management of a variety of neurological disorders in critical care. In addition, legal and ethical issues commonly encountered in neurological nursing will be explored. The care of clients undergoing neurosurgery will be briefly reviewed. Associated pharmacological interventions will be explored.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery